Monthly Archives: August 2015

History Is Interesting’s First Anniversary!: Reflecting On The First Post Ever

History Is Interesting has officially been on the web for one whole year as of today! It’s exciting to think of all the topics covered, from the paleolithic up to modern history! Also, all the feedback in comments and likes … Continue reading

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Incantation Bowls

You may be surprised to know, in Ancient Mesopotamia and surrounding peoples, they made things called Incantation Bowls to ward off and trap demons. They buried them face down in graves and in their house so demons would not be … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Semites Expanded Their Languages To Include New Words Around The Neolithic

The Semites are a group of peoples around the Middle East. The name comes from the biblical character Shem, one of Noah’s sons. ┬áThe Semites are supposedly descended from him (according to Abrahamic religions anyways…). They are the “biblical people” … Continue reading

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